JOHESU reminds Nigerian govt of strike warning, closure of medical facilities

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) has issued a fresh two-week strike ultimatum to the Federal Government. This warning was issued by the JOHESU National Chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah, in a press statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. Ripples Nigeria had reported that JOHESU initially issued an ultimatum to the FG […]

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Court rejects move to stop resident doctors’ strike

The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Thursday rejected an application seeking to compel the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to suspend its ongoing nationwide strike. The resident doctors embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike on August 2 over grievances that include the delayed payment of salaries and allowances. NARD said in a statement that […]

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Osun records seven fresh COVID-19 deaths, 73 cases

Osun State government on Friday confirmed seven new COVID-19 deaths in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, who disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo, said the state had recorded 73 new cases in the last two weeks. She urged the people of Osun to play a key role […]

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Failure To Resume Work Within 24 Hours,You Will Be Fired,Wike To Striking Doctors

The Rivers State government has ordered striking members of the National Association of Resident Doctors to resume work in the next 24 hours or be ready to “forfeit their salaries and risk being sacked”. The directive was issued in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Doctor Tammy Danagogo on behalf of the […]

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Health authorities in China will conduct a fresh round of tests on the residents of Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic first emerged two years ago

This followed the reports on fresh cases of COVID-19 more than one year after the country moved to stamp out a slew of outbreaks connected with the Delta variant. A senior government official in Wuhan told journalists on Tuesday, the city with an estimated 11 million people is would launch a comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all […]

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Good Relationship Between Nigeria & China:470,000 Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Nigeria

The Chinese government has donated 470,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria. The country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun, presented the vaccine to the Nigerian government on Friday in Abuja. The envoy said the donation was borne out of the good relationship between Nigeria and China, adding that the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic requires the collaboration […]

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Third Vaccine Jab For Most Vulnerable,launched in Isreal

Israel on Monday began administering a third shot of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to patients with compromised immune systems, as cases in the country rise, the health ministry said. Those immediately eligible for a third shot include people who have had heart, lung and kidney transplants and some cancer patients. “There is accumulating evidence that […]

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Sickle cell disorder not death sentence – Obi tells carriers

Former Anambra State governor, Mr Peter Obi, has admonished members of the Association of People Living with Sickle Cell Disorder not to see their condition as a death sentence. Obi stated this during a Catholic mass on Monday at Madonna Catholic Church, Agulu, Anambra State to commemorate the World Sickle Cell Day with members of […]

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BREAKING:Cholera kills 20 in Bauchi.

Twenty (20) people have died due to cholera outbreak in Bauchi State in the past one month, according to the state Commissioner of Health, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro ShomExpress.Com report. In a press briefing in Bauchi on Tuesday on the situation of the disease, Maigoro said the cholera outbreak was first detected following intensive surveillance by officials of […]

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‘We offered to help but he refused’ – UNIOSUN reacts to death of student after terrible motorcycle accident

The Osun State University (UNIOSUN) Management has revealed that one of its student, Busari Ayomide Kamali, lost his after sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident. The school authority said the deceased, however, refused medical assistance offered by the university when the incident happened. Also, it was revealed that the deceased student wrote a letter of […]

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